Slow cooker recipes are a great way to start planning meals, especially if you have certain health concerns that can affect your diet. While consulting your doctor should be the first step if you experience any of these issues, taking a closer look at your diet (with the help of a doctor or nutritionist) can be a good second step. In particular, finding recipes that work for your body is a great way to take better care of yourself.
With that in mind, read on for 4 delicious slow cooker recipes that are full of veggies and other heart-healthy ingredients!
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Slow Cooker Chicken White Bean Spinach Soup
What you will need: Olive oil, onion, cloves of garlic, chicken broth, tomatoes, sugar, basil, parsley, oregano, kosher salt, pepper, white beans, chicken breast, spinach
Optional: Parmesan, croutons
Full recipe: 365 days of slow + pressure cooking
Slow cooker vegetable minestrone
What you will need: Diced tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, low-sodium vegetable broth, red kidney beans, large beans from the north, celery, carrots, onions, garlic cloves, green beans, zucchini, Italian spices, salt, pepper, cumin, bay leaves, pasta, fresh parsley
Full recipe: The blonde cook
Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup
What you will need: Chicken breast, salt, black pepper, carrot, celery, garlic, rosemary, bay leaf, low-sodium chicken broth, whole-grain egg noodles with wide egg noodles
Full recipe: Well coated
Sweet potato lentil stew
What you will need: Sweet potato, dried lentils, carrots, onions, garlic, cumin, ginger, cayenne pepper, vegetable broth, coriander
Full recipe: Taste of home